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The name Ayling is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of the Britain and comes from the given name Ayling, an ancient Anglo-Saxon personal name derived from the Old English word ędeling which means prince, a derivative of ędel which means noble.

Ayling Early Origins



The surname Ayling was first found in Dorset, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Ayling Spelling Variations


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Ayling Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Ayling has been spelled many different ways, including Ayling, Aling, Aeoeling, Adeling, Aoeling, Aedeling, Ayline, Aylyng and many more.

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Ayling Early History


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Ayling Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ayling research. Another 355 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1006, 1086, 1176, 1177, 1273, 1290, 1296, 1621, and 1769 are included under the topic Early Ayling History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ayling Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ayling Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ayling Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Aylings to arrive in North America:

Ayling Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ann Ayling, who came to Philadelphia with three children in 1820
  • John Ayling, who came to Philadelphia in 1876

Ayling Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Ayling arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Prince George" in 1838
  • Sarah Ayling arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Prince George" in 1838
  • John Ayling arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Simlah" in 1849

Ayling Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Nathaniel Ayling, aged 42, a shoemaker, arrived in Bluff, New Zealand aboard the ship "Adamant" in 1875
  • Frank Ayling, aged 11, arrived in Bluff, New Zealand aboard the ship "Adamant" in 1875
  • Arthur Ayling, aged 9, arrived in Bluff, New Zealand aboard the ship "Adamant" in 1875
  • Stanley Ayling, aged 7, arrived in Bluff, New Zealand aboard the ship "Adamant" in 1875
  • Mary Ayling, aged 4, arrived in Bluff, New Zealand aboard the ship "Adamant" in 1875
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ayling (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ayling (post 1700)



  • Augustus Davis Ayling (1840-1918), American Republican politician, Adjutant General of New Hampshire, 1879-1907
  • William Ayling (1766-1826), English professional cricketer
  • Jonathan Richard "Jon" Ayling (b. 1967), retired English cricketer who played from 1987 to 1993
  • Luke David Ayling (b. 1991), English football defender
  • Sir William Bock Ayling (1867-1946), British civil servant and judge who served on the bench of the Madras High Court from 1912 to 1924
  • Louise Ayling (b. 1987), New Zealand silver medalist rower at the 2010 Rowing World Championships
  • Dennis "Denny" Ayling BSC (1917-1998), British Academy Award winning cinematographer for the 1979 movie Alien
  • Cyril Edgar Ayling (1910-1993), Argentine cricketer
  • Robert John "Bob" Ayling (b. 1946), British businessman, Chief Executive of British Airways from 1996 to 2000
  • Richard Ayling, Air Vice-Marshal of the British, Royal Air Force
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Ayling Historic Events


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Ayling Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Frank R Ayling (b. 1922), English Canteen Assistant serving for the Navy Army & Air Force Institute from England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking
  • Mr. Ronald Ayling (b. 1920), English Able Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

RMS Titanic

  • Mr. George Edwin Ayling (d. 1912), aged 22, English Assistant Vegetable Cook from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    11. ...

    The Ayling Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ayling Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 19 February 2016 at 11:08.

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